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Qualification details

RII40315 - Certificate IV in Metalliferous Mining Operations (Underground) (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII40313 - Certificate IV in Metalliferous Mining Operations (Underground) 13/Dec/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII40320 - Certificate IV in Underground Metalliferous Mining Operations 11/Mar/2021

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 23/Sep/2020
(View details for release 2) 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 14/Dec/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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RIIRAI401D - Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systemsApply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systemsCurrentElective
BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environmentSupersededElective
RIISAM403E - Commission/recommission plantCommission/recommission plantCurrentElective
RIIWHS301D - Conduct safety and health investigationsConduct safety and health investigationsSupersededCore
RIIGOV401D - Apply, monitor and report on compliance systemsApply, monitor and report on compliance systemsSupersededCore
RIIWHS401E - Supervise work in confined spacesSupervise work in confined spacesCurrentElective
RIIMEX406D - Apply and monitor mine transport systems and production equipmentApply and monitor mine transport systems and production equipmentCurrentElective
TAEASS402 - Assess competenceAssess competenceCurrentElective
TAEASS401 - Plan assessment activities and processesPlan assessment activities and processesCurrentElective
RIIBLA303D - Conduct underground development shotfiringConduct underground development shotfiringSupersededElective
BSBWOR404 - Develop work prioritiesDevelop work prioritiesSupersededElective
RIIQUA201D - Maintain and monitor site quality standardsMaintain and monitor site quality standardsSupersededCore
RIIBLA402E - Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environmentMonitor and control the effects of blasting on the environmentCurrentElective
RIIRIS301D - Apply risk management processesApply risk management processesSupersededCore
RIIERR403D - Lead rescue teamLead rescue teamSupersededElective
BSBINM401 - Implement workplace information systemImplement workplace information systemSupersededElective
RIIMEX404E - Apply and monitor systems for stable miningApply and monitor systems for stable miningCurrentElective
RIIERR404D - Apply and monitor underground Metalliferous mine emergency preparedness and response systemsApply and monitor underground Metalliferous mine emergency preparedness and response systemsCurrentElective
BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsImplement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsSupersededCore
RIIWHS403E - Apply the work health and safety management systemApply the work health and safety management systemCurrentElective
RIIRIS403D - Manage and coordinate spill responseManage and coordinate spill responseSupersededElective
TAEDEL301 - Provide work skill instructionProvide work skill instructionCurrentElective
RIIBLA304D - Conduct underground production shotfiringConduct underground production shotfiringSupersededElective
RIIRIS402E - Carry out the risk management processCarry out the risk management processCurrentElective
RIILAT402D - Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teamsProvide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teamsSupersededElective
RIICOM301D - Communicate InformationCommunicate InformationSupersededCore
BSBSUS301 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesSupersededCore
BSBMGT403 - Implement continuous improvementImplement continuous improvementSupersededElective
RIIBLA401E - Manage blasting operationsManage blasting operationsCurrentElective
BSBMGT402 - Implement operational planImplement operational planSupersededElective
RIIUND401D - Apply and monitor the ventilation management planApply and monitor the ventilation management planSupersededElective
RIICOM201D - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplaceSupersededElective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aidSupersededElective
TAEASS403 - Participate in assessment validationParticipate in assessment validationCurrentElective
RIIBLA308D - Conduct electronic blasting operationsConduct electronic blasting operationsDeletedElective
BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individualsDevelop teams and individualsSupersededElective
TAEASS301 - Contribute to assessmentContribute to assessmentCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312913 Mine Deputy 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Mining,Blast Hole Drilling,Mineral Mining Exploration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Underground Mine Supervisor (Metalliferous Mining) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312913 Mine Deputy 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 14/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification replaces RII40313 Certificate IV in Metalliferous Mining Operations (Underground). Amended packaging rules. Added new unit RIILAT402D Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams and RIIBLA308D Conduct electronic blasting operations to Group C electives. Updated codes of imported units.

2

Updates to the elective bank to reflect superceding and equivalent units from other training packages: TAEDEL301, TAEASS301, TAEASS402, TAEASS403 and TAEASS401.

3

Minor change to add the following units of competency to the elective list:

RIIBLA401E Manage blasting operations
RIIBLA402E Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environment
RIISAM403E Commission/recommission plant
RIIWHS401E Supervise work in confined spaces.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as a supervisor or team leader in an underground metalliferous mine. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply mine management plans to the workplace. This qualification is not applicable to coal mining.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Total number of units = 16 

8 core units  plus

8 elective units , of which:

  • at least six (6) must be chosen from the electives listed
  • no more than two (2) may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

There are no prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification. Where a unit is imported as an elective care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified are complied with.

Core units of competency

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBSUS301

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWHS401A

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirement

RIICOM301D

Communicate information

RIIGOV401D

Apply, monitor and report on compliance systems

RIIMEX404D

Apply and monitor systems for stable mining

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

RIIWHS301D

Conduct safety and health investigations

Electives

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBINM401

Implement workplace information system

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT401

Show leadership in the workplace

BSBMGT402

Implement operational plan

BSBMGT403

Implement continuous improvement

BSBWOR404

Develop work priorities

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIIBLA304D

Conduct underground production shotfiring

RIIBLA303D

Conduct underground development shotfiring

RIIBLA308D

Conduct electronic blasting operations

RIIBLA401E

Manage blasting operations

RIIBLA402E

Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environment

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIIERR403D

Lead rescue team

RIIERR404D

Apply and monitor underground metalliferous mine emergency preparedness and response systems

RIILAT402D

Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams

RIIMEX406D

Apply and monitor mine transport system and production equipment

RIIRAI401D

Apply and monitor mine services and infrastructure systems

RIIRIS402D

Carry out the risk management processes

RIIRIS403D

Managing and coordinating spill responses

RIISAM403E

Commission/recommission plant

RIIUND401D

Apply and monitor the ventilation management plan

RIIWHS401E

Supervise work in confined spaces

TAEASS301

Contribute to assessment

TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402

Assess competence

TAEASS403

Participate in assessment validation

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title

current version

Code and title

previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

RII40315 Certificate IV in Metalliferous Mining Operations (Underground)

RII40313 Certificate IV in Metalliferous Mining Operations (Underground)

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent added two elective units

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272